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In Observance of Memorial Day, County Offices will be closed Monday, May 27, 2019


Public Notice: Please take notice that the Bedford County Board of Supervisors has scheduled a Work Session with VDOT on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 5:00 pm. This Work Session will be held in addition to the Regular Meeting already scheduled for that same evening at 7:00 pm.  Both the Work Session and the Regular Meeting will be held in the Boardroom of the Bedford County Administration Office located at 122 E. Main St., Bedford, VA. The purpose of the Work Session will be to discuss road priorities.

Also, a Regular Meeting has been scheduled on June 10, 2019 at 7:00 pm. The Regular Meeting will be held in addition to the Work Session already scheduled for that same evening at 5:00 pm. Both the Work Session and the Regular Meeting will be held in the Boardroom of the Bedford County Administration Office located at 122 E. Main St., Bedford, VA. The Regular Meeting was scheduled primarily to adopt the FY2019-20 budget; however, other items will likely be added to the Regular Meeting’s agenda as needed.
 IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Request for Proposal Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD)/Public Safety Software Solution, Records Management System (RMS) 

IMPORTANT UPCOMING ELECTION INFORMATION: All Bedford County Voting precincts will have a Republican Primary to select a candidate for Sheriff. Voting precincts in the 23rd House District will also select a candidate for the House of Delegates.

If you are not already registered to vote, Virginians must apply to register to vote (or update their registration name and current address) NO LATER THAN MAY 20, 2019.

For the convenience of registered voters who need to vote by absentee ballot, your Voter Registration Office will be open from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm on June 8, 2019, in addition to normal business hours. Requests for Absentee Ballots by mail may be made no later than 5:00 pm on June 4, 2019.

If you are currently registered to vote, you do not need to re-register unless you have made a change to your address or name in which case you need to notify the Registrar in writing. You may also update your voter registration information on-line at the Department of Elections website at www.elections.virginia.gov.

 

 

 

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All paper applications can be mailed to: 

Attn: Department of Human Resources

122 East Main Street

Bedford, VA 24523


Advanced Life Support/Firefighter

  • Type:Varies
  • Salary/Pay Rate:Full Time $ 39,505; Part Time $18.99 / hour – Actual salary will depend on experience and certifications
  • Posted Date:09/12/2018

Department

Emergency Services / Fire and Rescue

Location

Various

Hours

12 and 24 hour Shifts

Description

Performs difficult protective services work in regard to emergency medical services and fire suppression; engages directly in providing advanced life support and stabilization procedures at the scene of a medical emergency and during transport to medical facilities; engages directly in fire suppression activities and response to fire related incidents as required; does related EMS, Fire and emergency services work as required. Responsible to Incident Commander on scene and/or any Bedford County Fire & Rescue Officer.

Requirements

Minimum Requirements Include:

  • Must possess education equivalent to graduation from high school

  • Possession of Virginia Emergency Medical Technician – Intermediate or Paramedic

  • CPR certification

  • ACLS, PALS/PEEP

  • NIMS – ICS 100, 200 & ICS 700 certification

  • EVOC certification

  • Minimum of 1 year pre-hospital experience

  • Virginia Department of Fire Programs Firefighter 1 and/or Firefighter II

  • Virginia Department of Fire Programs Hazardous Materials Operations certification.

  • Must possess a valid Commonwealth of Virginia driver’s license with 5 years driving experience.

  • Candidate must be a minimum of 21 years of age.

Bedford County maintains a safe, drug-free workplace for its employees. Drug screening, driving record check,a criminal background check, and previous employer references are required for all positions as conditions of pre-employment.

EOE / ADA / Minorities / Females / Vets

Minimum Salary

Full Time $ 39,505; Part Time $18.99 / hour – Actual salary will depend on experience and certifications.

Apply

Online: https://www.bedfordcountyva.gov/jobs

In Person: Bedford County Administration Building, 122 East Main Street, Suite 202, Bedford, VA 24523

Resume is required along with application

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Download ALS Firefighter Job Description

Date Posted

9/12/2018

Deadline

Until position is filled

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 For jobs with the Department of Social Services, you must use a state application form.

 Internal Job applicants must use the Employee Transfers Policy.

Or you can call 586-7601 to ask for a form to be mailed to you. You can also pick up the form in person at the Bedford County Administration Building, 2nd Floor, 122 East Main Street, Bedford.